Stories You Should Know (11/09/09)

Politico (Washington, DC)

The growing schism between the Republican Party’s ascendant right wing and its shrinking moderate core has clear gender undertones — and Scozzafava’s departure raises fresh questions about the GOP’s ability to recruit, elect and even tolerate the sort of moderate women who used to be part of its ruling mainstream.

 

CBS News (USA)

Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said the health care bill passed last night by the House of Representatives is “dead on arrival to the Senate.”

 

Union Leader (Manchester, NH)

Republican Ovide Lamontagne has made his long-awaited decision. Tomorrow, he’ll officially become a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next year by Sen. Judd Gregg. He is vowing to leave social issues out of the race.

 

Sioux City Journal (Sioux City, IA)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty delivered a tough critique of the Obama administration and a Congress he said is dramatically off course in the keynote speech at an Iowa GOP fundraiser Saturday night.

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